Cabbage Soup Diet


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A 7-day fad diet whose advocates claim cabbage has unique fat-burning properties; any weight loss that does occur is due to the regimen’s low caloric intake
Pros Rapid weight loss for important event
Cons Boring selection of food; weight loss is transient and primarily water weight; headaches, weakness, loss of concentration; lacks required vitamins and minerals
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You can lose a lot of weight quickly on a cabbage soup diet, but it's super gross and not sustainable.
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The old classic, the Cabbage Soup Diet which urges you to consume cabbage soup for a week while prohibiting foods like flours, sugars, alcohol and caffeine is still doing the rounds.
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Are you one of those people who have tried Atkins, South Beach and the cabbage soup diet and still can't seem to lose weight?